Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threatA Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from Iran to seize a British vessel, Sky News understands.
Islamic State ‘still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable’Islamic State poses a challenge to all countries in the world, while rival terrorist group al Qaeda is resurgent and could be plotting attacks in Europe, the UK’s security minister said.
Merkel suffers third shaking bout in less than a monthGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has been seen shaking in public for the third time in less than a month.
Man, 28, held in Romania over British grandmother’s murder in 2013A man has been arrested in Romania over the 2013 murder of Valerie Graves, who was found bludgeoned to death in bed, police have said.
Iranian president warns UK of ‘consequences’ over seized oil tankerIran’s president Hassan Rouhani has told the UK it faces “consequences” after British forces seized an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar.
US to relax Huawei ban, announces White HouseThe White House has announced it will relax sanctions on Huawei which prevented American firms from providing technologies to the company.
Woman ‘hurls snake at driver’ in alleged car-jacking caught on cameraA woman in the US has been charged with carjacking and property damage after she allegedly stole a vehicle by throwing a live snake at the driver – before crashing through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition.
More than 20 killed in tribal violence in Papua New GuineaPregnant women and children are among more than 20 people who have been killed in tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, according to reports.